|The Indispensable New Deal - Shaping San Francisco|
Local historian, geographer and author Gray Brechin ("Imperial San Francisco") gives an opinionated and sharp tour through the hidden legacy of the New Deal in San Francisco and California. He looks at buildings, murals, and more, with a clear exposition of the different agencies that organized the work: CCC, WPA, PWA, etc. Held at CounterPULSE, Nov. 12, 2008, as part of the ongoing Shaping San Francisco Talks series.
Keywords: New Deal; WPA; Depression; 1930s; San Francisco; CCC; PWA; public works; FDR; Franklin Roosevelt